Jan Shield


“Reunion House” by Paul Brent. Original watercolor.

 

Paul Brent at Fairweather House and Gallery. August 4, 2018

About the artist.

Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle. From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. While being best known for his beach subjects, he has painted landscapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature. He especially enjoys painting local scenes and beachscapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon.

He has been profiled in many publications including the Wall Street Journal, Coastal Living, and many more. He is a signature member of the National and Florida Watercolor Societies and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He had authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors and illustrated the children’s book J. Rooker, Manatee.

 

 

“Seaside House on the Prom” by Jan Shield.  Original oil on linen.

 

 

 

“On the Oregon Coast” by Jan Shield.  Original oil on linen. 

 

About the artist.

Jan Shield, Professor Emeritus of Art at Pacific University, creates art at his Dancing Trees Sanctuary. “It is my home, studio and forest preserve in Newberg, Oregon. It is an environment of thick fir and maple forest blanketed with lush ferns and punctuated with sun lit meadows.” Through his paintings, Jan Shield shares a deep regard for Oregon. His art is a comment on naturalism, environment, light, space and at times, symbolism. The beautiful CMH-OHSU Collaborative selected art from Jan Shield to support the healing environment in their new facility in Astoria.

 

Grace note

“My husband and I were in your gallery last month and loved the art  displayed.  Our family reunion is a memory of a lifetime.  Because of this, a commissioned piece will hold special significance.  I have several pictures of the Rockaway Beach home we stayed in.  I took some pics of the rock formations, sea grass, , and rocks to give a feel for where we were.  Though the rocks were down the beach always, I would like them to show up a bit more so took a close up of them.  They don’t need to overpower the serenity of the scene howeve…”

 

If you would like to commission a painting of your home on the coast please contact us. (503) 738-8899

 

For more about the artists and the gallery, please go to  www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

“Sea Star” by Paul Brent. Original oil on linen.

Table top display features one-of-a-kind accessories: mouth blown glass, driftwood garland, vintage glass and handmade glass spheres.

 

Table displays feature the art  and artists that, truly, offer endless inspirations for idyllic times at the beach.

More than 200 artists from across the Pacific Northwest are featured in the Faiweather House and Gallery, a business that has been an anchor for Seaside’s growing arts scene for more than 12 years. A variety of mediums include original paintings, sculptures, ceramics and jewelry.

New pieces and artists are added each month, making the Fairweather House and Gallery a must-visit destination in Seaside, Oregon for art connoisseurs.

 

Art by Jan Shield,  glass by Sandy and Bob Lercari,  coral platter by Rinee Merritt, handmade box by Christine Trexel and origami garland by Peggy Evans.
Fairweather House and Gallery is a place to see finished creations of bowls, platters and sculpture, as well as contemporary paintings.

Jewelry by Cher Flick, Mary Hurst and Alan Stockam.  Myrtle wood by Fred and Janice Lukens.  Ocean scape painting by Ron Nicolaides. Gull portrait by Leah Brown.  Nantucket basket by Carol Bolster.  Sea anemone study by Jon Anni. Sail boat water colors by Paul Brent.

 

With appreciation to Linda Fenton-Mendenhall,  photographer.

 

To learn more about the gallery, please go to www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

Original art by Diane Copenhaver. 

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Coastal winter table display featuring art by Paul Brent.

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Wall art by Mike Mason, Jan Shield and Joanne Donaca. Credenza table art by Charles Schweigert and Deb Curtis.

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  Calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson.  Earrings by Debra Beard and Mary Hurst. Red tipped vases  by Emily Miller.

 Fairweather House and Gallery is embracing the fa-la-la season.

Always and forever embracing regional artists.

Always and forever featuring crafts made by local hands.

 

Left to right. Sculptured paintings by Jan Shield.  Top: Moon Glow.  Bottom: Rising Sea.

Original oils by Ron Nicolaides.  Left: Night Sea through The Needles (Cannon Beach, OR). Right:  Night Sea at Indian Beach (Cannon Beach, OR).

For more about the artists, please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …artists/ Jan Shield/ Ron Nicolaides.

 

Here is the photo of the painting that I was commissioned to create for the new Astoria Memorial  Plain Tree Hospital now in process of completion. A select number of regional artists were requested to make work for the interior spaces along with Richard Rowland of Astoria to create a large anagama fired ceramic entry mural. –Jan

 

 

“My painting is an acrylic on canvas, 6ft 8in by 3ft 4in related to a visit to the Gorge Hotel up the Columbia River we had the pleasure to take a very tranquil anniversary at, and enjoy the river and gardens surrounding. It was just a reflection that stopped me there overhanging branches crossing over rocks under water under rocks quiet silence among the leaves  arching form of the old stone bridge still to walk upon.” –Jan Shield

Photo: Art patron, Jan and Dee Shield and another art patron at Fairweather’s during the opening reception of an Art Walk evening.

Jan Shield, Professor Emeritus of Art at Pacific University, Forest Grove, with his art work that was created at Dancing Trees Sanctuary. Also pictured is art by Paul Brent, who has set up a Pop-Up Gallery in Seaside at 608 Broadway for the summer of 2017 (sponsored by the Fairweather Gallery and the Gilbert Block Building).

“It is my home, studio and forest preserve in Newberg, Oregon. It is an environment of thick fir and maple forest blanketed with lush ferns and punctuated with sun lit meadows.”

For more info about the artist, please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgalllery.com/ …artists/…Jan Shield

Soon we will be moving the display tables into the next season.  We embrace change.

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Art walk hostesses amidst fall foliages.

We help one another.  We live for the moment.  

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Gary Pearlman, Sherrie Stahl,  Jo Pomeroy-Crockett, Sarah Lippold, Penelope Culbertson, Mary Boitta and Diane Klausner featured works on display.

We do what others are not willing to do. We feature original work by regional artists.

We accept social responsibility.  We give generously. We honor our artists, our community and our causes to the utmost of our abilities.

We do the right things.

We have hosted more than 100 art events in more than 10 years!!!

We take pride in discovering and promoting the many, many creative minds who shape our beloved community.

We are grateful.  We are thankful.  We are hopeful.

Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com for more about us.

Photos courtesy of Linda Fenton-Mendenhall Photography.

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Just in from Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images.

“Winter Seeds” Towsend chipmunk with rose hips in the Gearhart Fen.(*)

Proceeds in support of NCLC.

Fairweather House and Gallery

October 2016

 DRAMA IN ART.

With selected works by artist/writer Jo Pomeroy-Crockett Ph.D., artists Renee Rowe, Paul Brent, Jan Shield and photographer Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

Introducing new photography about drama found in the coastal habitat “within steps from our own backyards” from Seaside/Gearhart naturalist and ecologist Neal Maine/PacificLight Images.

For more information please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/artists

(*) reprinted article  nclctrust.org/expanding-our-footprint-in-the-gearhart-fen/

The Gearhart Fen is the largest contiguous wetland of its kind remaining on the Oregon Coast. And it is now the location of North Coast Land Conservancy’s largest expanse of conserved lands. The Nature Conservancy’s Oregon office transferred a 466-acre conservation easement and ownership of 47.01 acres to NCLC. Together with two properties it already owned there, North Coast Land Conservancy is now the steward of some 533 contiguous acres of the fen—a type of quagmire that is similar to but, according to botanists, different from a bog.

This dynamic ecosystem is a mosaic of several rare wetland community types associated with sphagnum moss. Carnivorous sundew plants grow on the fen’s moist ground, luring insects with their bright red coloring. Songbirds migrate through the fen’s stunted pines, and swallows bring their young and teach them to feed. Ospreys nest here, bald eagles perch in the trees, and waterfowl rest on patches of open water. A herd of elk calls it home. The Gearhart Fen is located in a dune swale south of Cullaby Lake in the southeastern corner of the Clatsop Plains, east of US 101.

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